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No. 22 


This year America has the opportunity of giving 
its hand in friendly welcome to Alfred Noyes, 
England's gifted poet who, a week ago last Monday, 
set foot in our country for the first time. It was 
the rare privilege of Wellesley on Friday night to 
be among the very first to give its tribute of ap- 
preciation to this young poet. Miss Sophie Chantal 
Hart paid him the high honor of introducing him 
as the "foremost English poet of to-day," and very 
graciously touched an intimate chord of friendship 
between the visitor and his Wellesley audience 
in saying that because of our memory of 1912's 
exquisite production of "Sherwood" last June, Mr. 
Noyes comes to us, not as a stranger, but as a 
familiar and well-beloved poet. 

In the reading in College Hall Chapel, Mr. Noyes 
made a varied and very happy choice of his own 
poems. The "Highway Man," because of its life and 
warmth and color and its rare singing quality, 
swept his audience into immediate sympathy with 
him. There followed many poems, known and 
loved by the readers of Alfred Noyes: the rollicking- 
song of the "Forty Singing Seamen," with its 
rugged humor and its swinging refrain; the more 
contemplative expression of the spirit of England's 
university, "Oxford Revisited," its gentle remin- 
iscence striking an answering note in each one of 
the college audience. Mr. Noyes introduces as a 
"modern philosophy of ghosts," "Earth Bound," 
a poem fancifully speculative, yet, in its bigger 
sweep of the Infinite, breathing the soul's essential 
joy in the finite. The old favorite, the "Barrel 
Organ," with its light, rhythmic refrain, called forth 
enthusiastic applause, so did the less familiar 
descriptive and reflective poem, "Rock Pool." 
The last four selections that Mr. Noyes read pre- 
sented a singular contrast. From the spell of Japan, 
of the "wind among the roses" in "Haunted in 
Old Japan," he passed to the "East End Coffee 
Stall," sordid, grotesque, strong in diction, pulsing 
with life and human misery; then to the martial, 
ringing staves of "Rank and File," and finally to 
a challenge to peace, not passionless, but a militant 
marching of men's moral force against the wrong 
and toward the right. 

After the Wellesley cheer in Center for Mr. and 
Mrs. Noyes, Mr. Noyes kindly returned to College 
Hall Chapel to read again to a large group of people 
still unsatisfied. We joined him in a humorous 
appreciation of his irresistible pirate ballad, and 

then passed out in the quiet, reverent mood of "In 
the Cool of the Evening." 

Mr. Noyes gave full measure to Wellesley in 
the short time he was here, for Saturday morning 
he met the class in English 16 in the library for a 
delightful hour of reading. The reading of the poem 
"Sherwood" had special significance, for Mr. 
Noyes had just come with Miss Hart from our 
Wellesley Sherwood, Rhododendron Hollow. But 
most significant of all was Mr. Noyes' reading of 
portions of a lecture of his on the "Function of 
Poetry," in which he proved himself quite as much 
a master of cadence and precision of phrase in 
prose as in poetry. His theory of poetry is dis- 
tinctly positive: Poetry is religion; its true content 
is expressed in the first four words of Scripture, 
"In the beginning, God." Yet to fulfil this, poetry 
need be neither didactic nor speculative. Pure 
aesthetic expression of the scent of the rose may 
hold in it the essence of eternal power. "The only 
possibility for poetry," he said, "is that it should 
set its face toward the light." His faith in the high 
function of poetry gave us a new understanding of 
the power of the man behind his poetry. We were, 
therefore, atune to the deeper forces in his final 
reading of the poem "Created." 

It is, indeed, a rare privilege to hear a true poet 
read the poems from his own pen — rarer still to 
hear them read with such power and with a voice 
so deep and fine in quality as that of Mr. Noyes. 
W T ellesley will always remember this visit of Mr. 
Noyes, and we may believe from the frank ex- 
pression of his pleasure that Mr. Noyes has left 
with a genuinely warm memory of Wellesley. 


Mr. McClure lectured Thursday, February 
27, to the class of English 16 on some of the requi- 
sitions of sound journalism. The three essentials 
of a good article, he said, were: accuracy, under- 
standability and charm. 

The possession of these three essentials means 
the comple e mastery of a subject, and an ability 
of mastering it, which require years of training to 
attain. For example, Miss Ida Tarbell, a woman of 
exceptional ability, after graduating from college, 
spent three years teaching, seven years on the edi- 
torial staff of the Chautauquan, and three years of 
study and practice at the Sorbonne, before she was 
ready to undertake her important historical and 
biogiaphical articles for McClure's Magazine. 
Miss Tarbell spent five years gathering mafeiial 


and writing her articles on the history of Standard 
Oil. For each of the sixteen articles in the series she 
received four thousand dollars. 

From such long apprenticeship comes a mastery 
of material and of journalistic methods. The 
principle of journalism is to convince. Here, great 
power lies in understatement. A trick of good 
journalism is to put up a weak defense for the side 
you are really attacking. Lastly, general state- 
ments arouse opposition and unbelief. A subject 
must always be treated objectively, so that the 
reader comes to his conclusions because he cannot 
help it. 


The following girls have been chosen for the 
class debating teams: 

Marion Bradley Nancy Brewster 

Marie Collins Dorothy Drake 

Katharine Dufneld Barbara Hahn 

Mary McDermott Margaret Reed 

Marian Rider 

Mary Ballantine Esther Berlowitz 

Charlotte Conover Marjorie Day 

Dorothy Dennis Maryfrank Gardner 

Sylvia Goulston Elizabeth Hirsch 

Helen Nixon Marguerite Stitt 

Ruth Chapin % Alathena Johnson 

Margaret Lang Ruth Lindsey 

Lyle Tutner Ruth Watson 

Elizabeth Van Winkle Helen Upton 

Osma Palmer Katharine Wilson 

Ruth Miner 


The Alliance Francaise presented Moliere's 
"Les Precieuses Ridicules" in the Shakespeare 
House, Monday evening, March 10th. 

The cast was as follows: 

Gorgibus Charlotte Henze, 1913 

Madelon Elma Joffrion, 191 5 

Cathos Erminie Ayer, 1914 

Mascarille Edith Warfield, 1914 

Godelet Marion Mills, 1915 

La Grange Ardys Luther, 1914 

Du Croisy Marguerite Mallett, 1914 

Marotte Hildegarde Jones, 191 5 

Almanzor Charlotte Gowing, 1915 


This is a plea not for a scholarly attitude nor for 

patient resignation, but for fairmindedness about 
the six-day schedule. We have all heard repeatedly 
that the Faculty was forced to the change by pres- 
sure of unalterable conditions, which have been 
fully explained to us, and we realize that Faculty as 
well as students are suffering from the imperfections 
that always attend any new system. Then why 
must we have this complaining and criticising of 
what is nobody's fault and reacts on everyone 
alike? If we are not personally inconvenienced, 
then we must admit that, even at the outset, the 
system is not wholly bad; and, if we do suffer, at 
least we can be "good sports" and bear our own 
troubles cheerfully by ourselves without shifting 
the burden onto other people's shoulders nor har- 
rassing our companions by a recital of our grievances. 


The time has come to buy spring clothes and 
Seniors especially will be blossoming out in new 
attire. Just now, more especially than ever, have 
we need to be careful and use great consideration 
as to how we buy. The papers ate full of the garment 
makers' strike, of the evils incurred in the manu- 
facture of the very clothes we may all wear. So 
don't forget your Consumers' League loyalties as 
you read the papers, and don't forget them when 
you go into the stores to buy your new things. Re- 
member, pretty lingerie doesn't grow on counters 
over night, as we might like to believe, but men 
and girls — principally girls, give their days and nights 
to its making. Have a little modern romance 
woven in the woof and web of commencement gowns 
— the romance that can live in light hearts and 
cheerful faces of their creators. 

So remember Consumers' League all the year 
round — and ask for the label! 

A Gift to the Student Building Fund. 

If we value the gifts for the spirit behind rather 
than for their intrinsic worth or size, no more gen- 
erous and charming gift has come to the Student 
Building Fund than that given by a group of Boston 
school teachers on Saturday, March 5. Thirty 
members of the University Extension Class in 
Economic Geography, conducted by Professor 
Fisher of the Geology Department, came to visit 
Wellesley March 5, to look over our geography 
laboratory, and to see some experiments illustrating 
conditions in the ice age and the work of rivers, and 
some demonstrations of the epidiascope for use with 
large classes. After the inspection of the laboratories 
and the completion of the experiments, the teachers 
were taken to the Agora House, where a tea was given 
them by a student. They were so pleased with the 
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MARCH 13, 1913 

NO. 22 


TUnfcerorafcuate Department 

Helen G. Logan, 1913, Editor-in-Chief 
Kathlene Burnett, 1913, Associate Editor 


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Graduate Department 

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1914 Bertha M. Beckford, Advertising Manager 

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During recent years few of us have been very 
keenly aware of the existence of the Debating Club. 
Other interests which seemed to appeal more 
strongly to the majority of us, drew our attention 
elsewhere. We realized in an abstract way that 
debating would afford us valuable training in 
several lines, etc., but the fact remained that we 
were not among the faithful few- who worked so 
hard and with so little encouragement, to raise 
the standard of debating at Wellesley. 

At last, as the president of the Debating Club 
put it modestly, "The time seemed ripe for drawing 
the attention of the college at large to the fact of 
Wellesley 's falling behind in this respect." The 
particular occasion for this action w r as our inability 
to consider the acceptance of Vassar's yearly 
challenge to an intercollegiate debate. Resent- 
ment and regret, which should have been far more 
poignant in the past in order to do any good, were 
stirred up to such an extent that a firm decision 
was made to the effect that we would at least try 
to be ready to answer Vassar's next challenge. 
This same decision, accompanied by tireless efforts 
on the part of the officers of the Debating Club, 
has literally "accomplished wonders." The in- 
terest created by the wide advertisement of coming 
debates on burning issues of college life have re- 
sulted in unusually large and interested audiences. 

From an average attendance of twenty-seven last 
year, the meetings have so far this year averaged 
one hundred and fourteen; — the smallest number 
present at any one gathering being forty-six, 
and the largest, two hundred forty-three. This 
seems no weak proof of the amount of interest 
that is being aroused. Not only is this interest 
being directed along valuable lines in the way of 
debating ability, but it stands for the organized, 
open, sane and sympathetic consideration of col- 
lege topics. 

The plan has so far been an attempt, first to 
arouse interest in the club, secondly, to demon- 
strate to all the pleasure and profit of belonging 
to the organization, and finally to raise the standard 
and the power of debating at Wellesley College to 
the place which they should rightly occupy. The 
subjects chosen heretofore have, of necessity, been 
of a more or less informal nature, — but none can 
say that they have not been entertaining and prof- 
itable. Next year the club hopes to do more 
formal work in debating, when sufficient support 
is obtained. 

It is not often that we see in such a short time the 
rapid growth of any institution, however valuable. 
But this year has marked a phenomenal change in 
attitude toward the Debating Club. In acknowl- 
edgment of this, praise can be given to a very 
small circle of earnest supporters, who have worked 
against great odds in the shape of indifference and 

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absorption in other interests. The value of the growth 
of this club means more than mere skill in debating. 
It means all that, and, in addition, the acquaintance 
with questions and points of view which might be 
lost sight of otherwise. And, above all, it means 
cultivation of the ability to speak freely and forci- 
bly for any issue whenever occasion may demand, 
which is no small achievement. 


The following letters have been received from 
Aunt Dinah: 

To my "Friends Indeed" of Wellesley College: 

My dear friends: — There are not words that I 
can think of which can express my gratitude to you. 
Your gifts to this home have lifted the burden 
greatly and please accept many thanks for your 
loving interest. Our garden vegetables had almost 
given out and we were much worried to think we 
would soon have nothing to boil, and in the midst of 
this worry the barrel of rice came. We could then 
fill the boiler and supply the many mouths right off. 
We had milk and butter and rice served well for a 
full meal many days. 

Ere the rice had gone the splendid barrels of 
beans and meal arrived, and such happy children 
around the table you never saw. For breakfast 
we boil the meal and call it "cream of meal;" for 
dinner we have such nice corn bread and beans. 
One little boy said, "I wish the cream of meal 
would never give out." The crackers reached us 
the day before Christmas and we toasted crackers 
for our Christmas breakfast. The oatmeal, tea, 
coffee and flour arrived this week, and our little 
four-year-old boy said that Santa sent all these good 
things to us, but if we don't be good, he won't 
send any more. He is full of mischief himself, but 
is often telling some other little boy that boogaman 
will get him if he isn't good. .... 

I have a class of beginners in geography and I 
asked by what other name is the world or earth 
called. And a little boy quickly answered, "It is 
called a plantation." I am teaching now and keep 
very busy all the time. Our school will keep this 
year until the last of May, as we are so near our farm 
work that we can do quite a little between school 
hours each day when planting time begins. We 
shall begin on time and work faithful to make a 
full crop this year. 

It is so comforting to think of you all and to know 
that most of you loved my dear Mrs. Newman. I 
do miss her all the time. 

With love and very many thanks, I am, 
Yours most humbly, 

Dinah W. Pace. 

A later letter tells of Mrs. Pace's struggles to pay 
insurance and taxes and keep the thirty-odd children 

from going hungry. A gift from a Boston friend 
came to help at the last moment in one emergency 
and $50 from the Christian Association in another. 
It is hoped that the Newman Memorial Fund will 
soon be a source of income for the orphanage. 
About $150 is needed to make a permanent invest- 
ment, the income of which can be sent to Mrs. Pace 
through the Christian Association. Contributions 
may be sent at any time to the treasurer, Roxana H. 


Friday, March 14, Houghton Memorial Chapel, 
4.30 P.M., organ recital. 

Sunday, March 16, Houghton Memorial Chapel, 
11.00 A.M. 
7.00 P.M., address by President Briggs of 
RadclifTe College. 

Monday, March 17, College Hall Chapel, 7.30 
P.M., Dr. Charles W. Eliot, ex-President of 
Harvard, on "The Work of the American 
Missionary in China and Japan." 

Tuesday, March 18, Billings Hall, 4.30 P.M., 
student recital. 

Wednesday, March 19, College Hall Chapel, 7.30 
P.M., Holy Week service, "Around about 
Olivet," Rev. William A. Knight. 


The formal debate between 1916 and 191 5 took 
place in the G. L. R. on Monday, February 24, at 
7.30 P.M. The subject was "Resolved that en- 
trance into Wellesley should be entirely by examina- 

The judges were Mrs. Magee, Miss Gamble, Miss 
Hazleton and Professor Brigham of Harvard. 

1915, the affirmative side, won by a unanimous 


The Deutscher Verein held an informal meeting 
at Z. A., Monday evening, February 24. On account 
of the illness of several members of the society 
who had intended to give papers, the formal pro- 
gram was given up and the evening was spent in 
giving charades. Frances Mullinax played a se- 
lection from Chopin, after which refreshments 
were served. The meeting closed with singing 
German songs. 

A Gift to the Student Bldg. Fund — Continued. 

hospitality of the college and the courtesies shown 
them, that just as they were leaving, they asked 
Professor Fisher to give to the Student Building 
Fund the sum of twelve dollars and a half, which 
they collected on the spur of the moment, without 


consultation with any one, because they had found 
out that a Students' Building was what Wellesley 
students desired most. 

This spontaneous gift was so cordially presented 
as an expression of the appreciation of the visiting 
teachers of Wellesley and of her Department of 
Geology and of the Agora hostesses, that it calls 
forth the warm gratitude of Wellesley undergrad- 
uates, of all who are working for the Student Build- 
ing Fund. 


The ticket agent will hold office hours to take all 
orders for transportation on Friday, March 14th, 
from 9 until 4 o'clock in the Students' Parlor, College 
Hall. Office hours for the sale of tickets and issue 
of checks will be held on Monday and Tuesday, 
March 24th and 25th, from 9 until 4 o'clock, in the 
same place. 

A representative of the Railroad Company has 

recently called at the Registrar's Office to assure the 

College of the desire of the Company to render the 

best service in its power and to ask the co-operation 
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of this community m certain particulars. 

At the close of college in December, many trunks 
remained on the station platform for hours, which 
could not be forwarded, though an empty freight 
car was waiting on the siding, because the owners of 
the trunks had neglected to procure baggage checks 
at the proper office hours. Not only was this delay 
to the disadvantage of the trunks and their contents, 
but the blocking of the platform was a serious an- 
noyance and inconvenience to Wellesley patrons of 
the road. 

The railroad officials earnestly request all persons 
wishing to check any articles of baggage at the close 
of the term to procure checks during the office 
hours at College Hall, and to affix these checks, 
both railroad checks and express transfers, carefully 
to all articles to be forwarded. The railroad officials 
on their part, promise an ample force of men to 
handle all baggage and a sufficient number of cars 
to take it away immediately if properly checked. 

Edith S. Tufts. 

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Ex-President Eliot of Harvard University will 
lecture in College Hall Chapel on Monday evening, 
March 17, at 7.30 P.M., on "The Work of the 
American Missions in China and in Japan." 


The twelfth birthday of the Wellesley Student 
Government Association was celebrated in College 
Hall Chapel, Wednesday, March 5, at 4.30, P.M. 
The meeting was opened, as is the custom, by the 
singing of "America the Beautiful." Mrs. Magee 
then spoke of the Press Board, its organization and 
purpose and its connection with the newspaper 
world. Miss Pendleton traced the beginnings of 
Student Government, comparing the W'ellesley of 
a few hundred students and simple organization 
and the Wellesley of to-day, of many hundred stu- 



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dents and complex life. Miss Helen Cook, vice- 
president of 1904, spoke on the opportunities for 
advancement through problems arising and met, 
and the democratic character of college life and 
organizations. Isadore Douglas, president of 
1910, addressed herself chiefly to the Freshmen, 
urging them to a comprehension of the spirit of 
Student Government. 

Messages were read from former presidents, 
unable to be present: Mary Leavens, '01 , Frances 
Hughes, '02, Kate Lord, '03, Florence Hutsinpillar, 
'04, Sarah Eustis Cameron, '06, Betsey Baird, '08, 
Ruth Hanford, '09, Elsie West, vice-president of 
'10, Constance Eustis, '11, Isabel Noyes, vice- 
president of '11, and Katherine Bingham, '12. 
Speakers from the floor were Mary Colt, '13, Eliza- 
beth McConaughy, '14, Rachel Davis, '15, Edith 
Jones, '16, Ying Mei Chun, '13, Rachel Donovan, 
'16. Esther Balderston read a poem by Marie Hill. 

The twelfth anniversary was one calculated to 
arouse the enthusiasm and loyalty of every member 
present, and closed with the singing of "Alma 


is the principal food produced and its cultivation 
requires considerable care. Cattle raising is prac- 
tically impossible, since there is no pasturage. 

The greater part of the lecture was devoted to 
the showing of lantern slides. These were made 
from pictures taken by Miss Semple on her two- 
hundred-mile walking tour through Japan, and were 
afterwards colored by a Japanese artist. They pre- 
sented not only the important phases of agricul- 
ture, and its adaptation to peculiar conditions, 
but also gave good ideas of village life. The great 
share of labor done by the women was a noticeable 

At the close of the lecture an informal reception 
was given to Miss Semple in the Faculty parlor. 
Many prominent geographers and geologists were 
present from different colleges, including Chicago 
University, Smith, Vassar and Mt. Holyoke, and 
the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

Miss Ellen Churchill Semple, presented as "the 
world's foremost anthropographist," spoke on 
geographic influences in Japan, in College Hall 
Chapel, February 27, at 7.30 P.M. She first briefly 
sketched the geographic conditions of Japan, its 
high, arid mountains, and limited plains, and the 
possibilities of each. She made us realize what an 
industrious nation the Japanese are, by showing 
how 52,000,000 of them gain a food supply from 
the twenty-two thousand square miles of available 
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When you're listening to Grand Opera 

From the second balcony, 
You may use your opera glasses 

On the singers that you see; 

But I pray you, drop them quickly! 

For Aida's very fat, 
And her warrior isn't quite as 

Tall as she is, — think of that! 

While the soldiers that come marching 
Don't keep step, as soldiers should ; 

But folks cry, "Superb!" and "Bravo!" 
So you know it must be good. 

Young Lohengrin looks aged, 
But perhaps he's only worried, 

'Cause the swan boat wiggled fearfully, 
And the boatmen acted hurried. 

Poor Elsa does seem buxom 
For a maid so white and thin, 

But perhaps she's cheered up, hoping 
To be Mrs. Lohengrin. 

Fatal glasses, drop them quickly! 

In this case they're not the thing, 
Think of what they pay poor Elsa, 

Then wish that you could sing. 

In the good old days of romance, 

Where pine trees like sentinels stood, 

And the sun like, burnished, copper, 
Was counted as very good; 

The moon could smile on the valley, 

But now it doesn't dare, 
And the waves could beat on the headlands, 

With never a critic to care. 

The stars could twinkle like diamonds, 

But diamonds are common now. 
A maid could say, "T'is so sudden!" 

And her lover could say, " I vow!" 

We could write then, and faith, who could read it 

But those who persistently would? 
They were mostly the authors, but heavens! 

They thought it was awfully good. 


Foreign Players in the Barn. 
An entertainment of unusual interest is to be 
given in the Barn, on Saturday, March 15th, at 
7.30 P.M., by the Dennison House Dramatic Com- 
pany, a group of talented young foreigners. It 
will consist of tw ) French pantomine dances and a 
play, "The Violin Maker of Cremona." The pro- 
ceeds from the admission (S .25) will go toward 
furthering the work of Dennison House. 


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Not in the recent theatrical history of Boston has 
any play made such an emphatic hit as the William 
Elliott and David Belasco production of "The 
Governor's Lady," now in its second week at the 
Hollis-street Theater, and where on account of pre- 
vious bookings that cannot be cancelled, the play 
can remain but two weeks longer, its run coming to a 
close positively on March 22. 

It is with great regret that Mr. Belasco announces 
"The Governor's Lady" will not be seen in any 
city in New England outside of Boston on account 
of the enormous size of the production. 

"The Governor's Lady" tells a story of big 
human interest. One of the problems of American 
life to-day which has been demonstrated in and 
out of the courts for some years is that of the 
millionaire hungry for^power and social recognition 
whose wife has been unable or unwilling to keep pace 
with him. In the Belasco play Alice Bradley has 
told such a story in a manner that makes the auditor 
feel that he is witnessing the inmost workings of 
the households through which the action of the play 
passes. Photographic in its wonderful detail, 
abounding in stirring climaxes and presented with 
the remarkable realism for which Mr. Belasco is 
famous, "The Governor's Lady" has made a suc- 
cess that is not to be wondered at. By special ar- 
rangement for this engagement only the highest 
priced seats at the Hollis-street Theater are $1.50, 
and there are the usual matinees on Wednesday 
and Saturday. 

Music students interested to find an attractive 
remunerative field would do well to take up the 
supervising of music in the public schools. There 
is at present more demand than ever before for 
trained supervisors in music, — the work being pre- 
sented in several colleges, normals and private 
schools in normal training as well as supervision in 
the public schools. For the person with sound music 
education the method course of presentation is the 
requisite, which demands but a ve,ry little time to 
acquire. A course is to be given' at Huntington 
Chambers, Boston, with class beginning March 8, — ■ 
twice a week and privately to those who cannot 
arrange for class instruction. For information 
kindly see Miss Mary Caswell or Miss Wheeler at 


To preclude all misunderstanding, the notice 
given orally in classes is here repeated. 

In June, 1913, no examination in English 2, as 
such, will be held. Instead, each student's examina- 
tion-book in some other course will be read by her 
instructor in English, and judged according to its 
clearness and correctness of style, and its orderliness 
in arrangement. The object of this test is to de- 
termine the quality of the student's habitual and 
instinctive expression. Every student should expect 
to have the test applied to any one of her examina- 
tion-books. Josephine M. Burnham. 


The Club for the Study of Socialism met 
at Agora, Monday evening, March 10, at 7.30. 

Hayden's Jewelry Store, 


Solid Gold and Silver Novelties, Desk Sets and Foun- 
tain Pens, College and Society Emblems made to order. 
Watch and Jewelry Repairing, Oculists' Prescriptions 
Filled, Mountings Repaired and Lenses Replaced. 

:: :: FREE. :: :: 

If your skin and hair are not in perfect condition 
consult Mrs. A. J. MacHale, 420 Boylston St., 
Boston, Mass., personally or by mail. Advice will 
be cheerfully given free of charge. Mrs. MacHale's 
guaranteed toilet articles now for sale in 

E. A. DAVIS & CO.'S 

Gift Shop and Dry Goods Store. 
Call for free booklet. WELLESLEY, MASS. 



Attention Alumnae ! 

A Very Attractive Set of Wellesley Souvenir Post 
Cards (12 cards in set) will be mailed you on re- 
ceipt of twenty-five cents, in stamps. Address, 


Wellesley, Mass. 


Well-established and thoroughly equipped Girls' 
School, vicinity of Philadelphia. Address, B. M., 
care Advertising Manager, The Wellesley Col- 
lege News. 


But two weeks remain of the season at the Boston 
Opera House, as the last performance will be given 
on Saturday evening, March 29. Director Russell 
has reserved some of his most attractive offerings 
for the final weeks. 

Following the remarkable success which "The 
Jewels of the Madonna" has attained, Mr. Russell 
will produce another of the Wolf-Ferrari operas 
on Friday evening. This time it will be "The 
Secret of Suzanne," a one-act composition so re- 
plete with grace and melody that it has been likened 
to the music of Mozart, and higher praise there could 
not be. Munich saw the first production on No- 
vember 4, 1909, and in the spring of 191 1 it was 
given in Philadelphia for the first time in this 
country. Since then it has more than maintained 
its original popularity and during this last season 
it has found still another clientele,— that of the 
Metropolitan Op^ra Housi, New York. 

There are but three characters called for in the 
little comedy, — Count Gil, the Countess Suzanne, 
his young and pretty wife and their dumb servant 
Sante. In the Boston production the parts will fall 
to Antonio Scotti, Alice Nielsen and Leo Devaux. 
Mr. Scotti sings the role at the Metropolitan, and 
Miss Nielsen's wholly captivating performance in 
"Don Giovanni" gives assurance that she will sing 
the Mozartean airs of Suzanne in charming fashion. 

As its premiere "The Secret of Suzanne" will 
follow Louis Aubert's fairy opera "La Foret Bieue," 
in which Mines. Melis, Amsden, Fisher, Swartz, 
Leveroni and De Courcy, and MM. De Potter, 
Riddez, Cilia and several others recreate Red 
Riding Hood, Hop o' My Thumb, the Sleeping 
Princess, Prince Charming, the dreadful Ogre and 
many of the figures taken from fairy lore. The 
music of Aubert is essentially modern, and of an 
airy |texture which suits it to the libretto. Mr. 
Caplet will conduct b3th operas. 

The second novelty of the week will be Saint- 
Saens "Samson et Dalila," to be heard for the first 
time this year on Wednesday evening. Its initial 
presentation made a brilliant event of the opening 
performance last season, and the same cast will re- 
appear almost in its entirety. Giovanni Zenatello 
and Mme. Gay will again have the title parts. Jean 
Riddez will be the High Priest, Jose Mardones will 
appear as Abimelech, and Edward Lankow as the 
Old Hebrew. Scenically the production will be 
remembered as one of the most elaborate ever shown 
in Boston. The dance music for this opera is par- 
ticularly attractive and the full corps de ballet will 
appear. Mr. Caplet will direct the performance. 

On Monday night the last performance of " Aida" 
will take place, with Mmes. Melis and Gay and MM. 
Zenatello, Rossi and Mardones in the principal parts. 
Mr. Moranzoni will conduct. 

For the Saturday matinee "Faust" should prove 
a most potent attraction, cast as it will be with 
Miss Nielsen as Marguerite, Riccardo Martin as 
Faust and Andrea de Segurola as Mephistopheles. 
With Jeska Swartz as Siebel, Jean Riddez as Valen- 
tin, Bernirdo Olshansky as Wagner, and Miss 
Leveroni as Marthe, the cast will be a very strong 
one. The musical director will be Mr. Strony. 

On Saturday evening this brilliant week will be 
brought to a close by the only appearance in Boston 
this season of M ne. Lina Cavalieri, the famous 
Italian soprano, in the title role in "Carmen." 
It will be the last opportunity to hear the favorite 
Bizet opera, and associated with Mme. Cavalieri as 
Don Jose will be Lucien Muratore, the foremost 
French tenor of the day. Bernice Fisher will be 
the Micaela, Jose Mardones the Escamillo, and 
Mile. Cecil Tryan will do the solo dance. Mr. 
Caplet will direct. Popular prices will prevail in 
the balconies. 

At the Sunday afternoon concert, March 16, 
Rudolph Ganz, the famous Swiss pianist, will, as 
soloist, assist the orchestra. 



Next te Wellesley Inn. Telephone 145-2. 
hours: 8.30 — 5.30 Daily, Tuesdays excepted* 


Tea House and Gift Shop 

8 Upland Rd., Wellesley 

An Unusually Attractive Assortment of 
Easter Cards 





The Alumnae Association of Wellesley College 
offers two fellowships for the year 19 13- 19 14, avail- 
able for graduate study. The Susan M. Hallowell 
Fellowship of $400 is offered for advanced study at 
Wellesley, in candidacy for the M. A. degree of 
Wellesley. This fellowship is open to any graduate 
of W r ellesley, or any other college of good standing; 
in general, preference is given to applicants who 
have already, as teachers or along other lines of 
activity, done service and demonstrated power. 
Other things being equal, a candidate for work in 
science will be considered an appropriate holder of 
this fellowship maintained in honor of Wellesley's 
first professor of botany. The second fellowship is 
the Mary E. Horton Fellowship of $300, available 
for graduate study at Wellesley or elsewhere. It is 
open to Wellesley graduates only, and preference 
will be given, in general, to candidates who have 
already taken the master's degree. Other things 
being equal, a candidate in the humanities will be 
considered an appropriate holder of this fellowship, 
maintained in honor of Wellesley's first professor of 
Greek. Applications for these two fellowships must 
be in the hands of the committee on or before 
April 1, 1913. These should be sent to the chair- 
man, Miss Annie S. Montague, Wellesley College. 
The other members of the committee are Dr. 
Elizabeth H. Palmer, Wellesley, '87, associate- 
professor of Latin at Vassar College, and Mrs. 
Martha Mann Magoun, at one time professor of 
biology at Colorado College. 


Any one interested in the following notice is asked 
to apply to Miss Caswell, 130 College Hall, quoting 
the number prefixed. 

188. Dietitian housekeeper for hospital in cen- 
tral part of Massachusetts. Salary $50 to $60 per 
month. Domestic Science training necessary. 

189. Graduate nurse with stenographic training 
for a state institution. 

190. Organizer of social work in a city fifteen 
miles from Boston. Must have had experience in 
organizing clubs for working girls. Salary $900 and 
living. faft 

191. Assistant librarian for small library near 
Boston. Must have had library training and some 
social experience. Salary $500 to $600. ^ 

192. Secretary for X-ray specialist in Boston. 
Must have had stenographic training and some 
medical experience. [ $$ 

193. Teacher of practical sewing and tailoring in 
a reform institution for boys. Must have had train- 
ing in these lines and experience as a teacher. 


Mrs. Emma Squires Aiken, '91, to 2304 New- 
kirk Avenue, Brooklyn, New York. 

Beatrice Stepanek, '95, to 601 West 115th Street, 
New York City. 

Mary Barnett Gilson, '99, to the Clothcraft 
Shop, West 53rd Street, Cleveland, Ohio. 

Bertha Warren, 191 1, to 719 Walnut Street, 
Knoxville, Tennessee. 

Mrs. WalterS. Babson, (Olive L. Chapman, 1905), 
to 544 East 15th Street North, Portland, Oregon, 
instead of 700 Harvard Boulevard, Los Angeles, 
California. ^ 

Home address of Marion E. Potter, 1904, to 
59 William Street, East Orange, New Jersey. CUj 

Mrs. I. H. Farnham, (Florence M. Smith, 1908), 
from 13 1 5 West 2nd Street, Harrisburg, Pennsyl- 
vania, to 1 109 West King Street, York, Pennsyl- 


Lucile Elizabeth Clark, 1910, to Houghton 
Metcalf, Brown, 1904, of Providence, Rhode 

Helen R. Hart, 1909, to Howard S. Gies, Rutgers, 
1908, of Montclair, New Jersey. 



Grace B. Allen, 1908, to Samuel Bell, of Water- 
ford, Ireland. 

Dorothy B. Guild, 1910, to Jchn C. Phillips, 
Haverford College, 1910, of Akron, Ohio, formerly 
of St. Davids, Pennsylvania. 

Florence M. Beals, 191 1, to Frederick O. Strecke- 
wald of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 

Margaret Mills, 1908, to Paul B. Badger, Yale, 
1901, of Winchester, Massachusetts. 

Pauline W. Ross, formerly of 1909, to David 
Claxton of Ipswich, Massachusetts. 


Webster — Warren. On December 19, 191 2, at 
Terre Haute, Indiana, Marye Warren, 191 1, to 
William Henry Webster, Rose Polytechnic Insti- 
tute, 1910. At home, 6159 Champlain Avenue, 
Chicago, Illinois. 

Christie — McLoud. In Brookline, Massa- 
chusetts, on January 30, 1913, Miriam McLoud, 

1912, to Paul T. Christie, Harvard, 1907. Address, 
Care Thomas Cook and Son, Paris, France. 

Williams — Talpey. On September 4, 1912, 
Florence Talpey, 1912, to Ben Ames Williams, 
Dartmouth, 1910. At home, 19 Moreland Avenue, 
Newton Centre, Massachusetts. 

Newald — Levy. In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, De- 
cember 16, 1912, Pearl Evelyn Levy, formerly of 

19 1 3, to Albert Michael Newald. At home after 
March 15, 562 Prospect Avenue, Milwaukee, 

Schoepperle — Payne. On December 26, 1912, 
Edith Payne, 1909, to Victor Schoepperle of Oil 
City, Pennsylvania. At home at 140 North Center 
Street, Orange, New Jersey. 

Briggs — Bates. At Oak Lawn, Rhode Island, 
on January 18, 1913, Hope Angell Bates, 1909, to 
Dr. Asa Sheldon Briggs, Brown, 1907, Harvard, 
191 1, of Ashaway, Rhode Island. At home in 
Ashaway, Rhode Island. 

Carmichael — Fox. At Milton Mills, New 
Hampshire, Helen G. Fox, 1904, to George E. Car- 
michael, Bowdoin, '97, Headmaster of the Bruns- 
wick School, Greenwich, Connecticut. 


On January 27, 1913, a daughter, Mary McGill 
Patton, to Mrs. Kate McGill Patton, 1910. 

In Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on February 8, 
1913, a second son, Charles Stahr, to Mrs. Helen 
Stahr Hartman, 1894. 

In Westfield, New Jersey, on November 16, 1912, 
a second son, George Samuel, Jr., to Mrs. Caroline 
Gilpin Laird, 1905. 

On January 1, 1913, a son, Warren Franklin, 2nd, 
to Mrs. Alice Grover Witherell, 1906. 

At Brookline, Massachusetts, on November 9, 
1912, a second son, Samuel Chase, to Mrs. Alice 
Chase Prescott, 1906. 

In South Ashburnham, Massachusetts, on Jan- 
uary 7, 1913, a daughter, Eunice Lawrence, to Mrs. 
Bessie Pierce Needham, '96. 

In Fairhaven, Massachusetts, on December 13, 
1912, a son, Donald Hicks, to Mrs. Belle Hicks 
Briggs, 1908. 

In Lynn, Massachusetts, on December 5, 1912, a 
son to Mrs. Alice Sanborn Woodruff, formerly of 

At Wellesley Farms, Massachusetts, on January 
2 5> l 9 l 3, a son, Louisville French, to Mrs. Luna 
French Niles, 1905. 

At Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts, on February 
6, 1913, a son to Mrs. Lydia Day Stevens, 1901. 

At St. Paul, Minnesota, on January 19, 1913, a 
son, Hiram Wood, Jr., to Mrs. Florence Cantieny 
Palmer, 1905. 

In May, 1912, a daughter, Ruth Adams, to Mrs. 
Olive Adams Johnston, 1907. 

On March 13, 1912, a son, Edward Hildreth 
Proctor, to Mrs. Leity Strout Proctor, 1907. 

On February 28, 1912, a third daughter, Martha 
Selleck, to Mrs. Caroline Gilbert Diack, 1907. 


At West Laramie, Wyoming, on May 15, 1912, 
a son, Robert Morris, to Mrs. Evelyn Corthell 
Hill, '98. 


In East Milton, Massachusetts, on January 3, 
1913, Alice Hadden Sheldon, 1907. 

In Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire, on December 31, 

1912, Reverend John Colby, father of Annie L. 
Colby, '8o. 

In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on January 5, 

1913, Mrs. Harriet Page, mother of Henrietta Page 
Alexander, 1903, and Katharine Page Safrord, 1903. 

In Norwood, Massachusetts, on January 28, 1913, 
Mrs. Martha G. Winslow, mother of Edith Winslow 
Willett, formerly of '94, and Clara Winslow Allen, 
Sp. 1887. 

At Jamestown, New York, January 31, 1913, 
Daniel Griswold, father of Martha Townsend 
Griswold, '99. 


Whereas, it has seemed best to Almighty God to 
take from our number our beloved friend and fellow 
classmate, Alice Hadden Sheldon, and whereas, we, 



the Class of 1907 of Wellesley College feel that in her 
we have lost a true friend who has endeared her- 
self to us by her courageous and beautiful spirit, her 
happy and loving disposition, and her great sin- 
cerity of character, and 

Whereas, we by her untimely death have suffered 
an irreparable loss which we shall always mourn, be 

Resolved: That we, the Class of 1907, hereby 
extend our sincerest and most heartfelt sympathy 
to her family in their great sorrow. 

For the Class, 

Gladys Doten Chapman, 

Julia Larimer, 

Esther Abercrombie Lockwood. 


Sophronisba P. Breckinridge, '88, is one of the 
two authors of a little book entitled "The Modern 
Household," published by Whitcomb & Barrows 
in Boston, Massachusetts. It goes forth from the 
department of Household Administration of the 
University of Chicago, but does not claim to be an 
exhaustive treatise, merely an attempt to "indicate 
the wide range of interests which are the field in 
which the progressive housekeeper may serve and 

enjoy." Among other subjects it discusses shelter, 
food, clothing, management, domestic service, edu- 
cation and the relation of the household to the com- 
munity. Each chapter is followed by a list of 
topics for discussion and a bibliography. 

Professor Katharine Lee Bates, '80, published a 
poem, entitled " New Year," in the Independent for 
January 2nd. 

In his literary summary in the Saturday Evening 
Transcript, Mr. Braithwaete counted in Professor 
Coman's "Economic Beginnings in the Far West" 
among the thirty-five best books of the year. 

Harper & Brothers have recently published in 
book form "As Caesar's Wife," by Margarita 
Spaulding Gerry, '91, which ran as a serial in Har- 
per's Bazaar last year. Mrs. Gerry also has a 
story entitled "Knights of the Three-Co rnered 
Table" in Harper's Magazine for March. 


Helen Middlekauff, '8i-'83, who has been head 
of the English department at the University of 
Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming, since 1899, has re- 
signed and will have charge of correspondence 
courses at the University of Chicago, next year. 



George P. Raymond Co. 


5 Boylston Place, Boston, Mass. 
College Dramatic Work a Specialty 






54 Bromfield Street 


Ladies' Hatter 

We make a specialty of Hats 
attractive to Wellesley Students 

60 Tremont Street, - Boston, 

Over Moseley's Shoe Store. 


will serve 


Every Afternoon trom 
3 to 5 O'clock :: :: 

And other attractive specials during these 



Theatrical Wigs and Make-ups 


226 Tremont St. (Opp. Majestic Theater) Boston 


Temple Place. Lunch, n to 3. Afternoon 
Tea, 3 to 5. Home-made Bread, Cake, Pies, etc., 
Served and on Sale. 

H. L. FLAGG CO. Newsdealers and Station- 
ers. Boston Safety and Moore Non-Leakable 
Fountain Pens. Agents for Wright & Ditson's 
Athletic Goods and Sweaters. 

JAMES KORNTVED, Shaw Block, Wellesley 

Sq. Ladies' and Gents' Custom Tailor. Special 
Attention Paid to Pressing and Cleaning. 

MR. ALBERT M. KANRICH, Violinist and 
Musical Director, 214 Boylston Street, Bos- 
ton. Telephone Connection. Excellent Mu- 
sicians, Orchestrations and Band Arrangements. 

"Be a Progressive." " favor Reciprocity." 

Patronize the studio in the town where you enjoy your 

privileges Uur prices and quality of work will meet with 

your approbation. Simply give us a chance to show you. 
Newly furnished studio. 

Nichols Studio and Frame Shop 

559 Washington Street 

Fruits, Vegetables, 

and Hothouse Products 

Special Attention Given Hotel, Club and Family Orders 

loAAU LOCKE GO. FANEUIL hall market 

OLD NATICK INN, South Natick, Mass. 

One mile from Wellesley College. Breakfast, 
8 to 9, Dinner, 1 to 2, Supper, 6.30 to 7.30. Tea- 
room open from 3 to 6. Special Attention given 
to Week-End Parties. Tel. Natick 8212. Miss 
Harris, Mgr. 


A College Preparatory School for Girls. Miss 
Conant and Miss Bigelow, Principals. 

Tailby & Sons, Prop., Wellesley, Mass. Office, 
555 Washington St. Tel. 44-2. Conservatories, 
103 Linden St. Tel. 44-1. Orders by Mail or 
Otherwise are Given Prompt Attention. 

WELLESLEY FRUIT CO. Carries a full line 
of choice Fruit, Confectionery and other goods, 
Fancy Crackers, Pistachio Nuts and all kinds 
of Salted Nuts, Olive Oil and Olives of all kinds. 
Middlesex Fruit Co., Natick, Mass. 
Tel. 138W. 

551 Washington Street, Wellesley, Mass. 

Ice-cream and Confectionery Made Fresh every 
day. Cream Caramels, Peppermints and Marsh- 
mallows a Specialty. 

B. L. KART, Ladies' Tailor, 543 Washington 
St., Wellesley Sq. Garments cleansed, pressed 
and repaired. Altering Ladies' Suits a specialty. 
Opposite Post-Office. Telephone, Wellesley 217-R. 

Every Requisite for a 

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— at — 

Cobb, Bates & Yerxa Co., 

55 to 61 Summer St. 

Only One Block from Washington Street. 






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1L $♦ JMfember & Co. 

Boston 1Rew JOorfc 

We have in our Men's Furnishing Department in Boston, a quantity of 

Ladies' Ready-to- Wear White Silk 
Negligee Outing Shirts. :: :: :: :: 

These practical garments for ladies' wear are designed as men's negligee 

shirts and fitted to women's measurements without losing the 

general characteristics of men's shirts. Suitable for 

golf, tennis and out-of-doors. 

$6.00 each 

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